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Investigative Analyst - Federal Salaries of 2016

Pay Rates for "Investigative Analyst"

How much does an Investigative Analyst in the federal government get paid? $76,377.43* *Based on the 2016 average.

Investigative Analyst was the 188th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2016, with 825 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2016, the Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives hired the most employees titled Investigative Analysis, with an average salary of $57,733.

Government Investigative Analysis jobs are classified under the General Schedule (GS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Investigative Analysis job is GS-4, and the highest paygrade that can be attained within this job series is GS-15. Remember that the starting and maximum yearly pay listed above reflect base pay only - your actual salary will be higher based on the Locality Pay Adjustment for the area in which you work.

Job Description

Administrative and Management positions have a wide range of responsibilities. Management does not refer specifically to supervisors who directly manage organizations or teams. Rather jobs in this category deal with managing systems or processes such as finances, security systems, training programs, or marketing. For employees in this job category, promotions are typically given 2 grade increments at a time until GS-12 is reached.

Agencies that have hired an Investigative Analyst

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, & Explosives 281 $57,732.83
Internal Revenue Service 206 $70,489.01
U.S. Secret Service 65 $97,607.91
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 30 $80,797.50
Office of Inspector General for Tax Administration 20 $108,377.40
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 18 $87,870.61
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Labor) 12 $100,708.08
Office of Inspector General (Department of Housing and Urban Development) 8 $107,822.88
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Interior) 8 $99,208.63
Social Security Administration 8 $76,579.50
Bureau of Transportation Statistics 5 $83,330.40
Department of Energy 4 $94,549.50
Risk Management Agency 4 $69,857.00
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 3 $95,938.67
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 3 $70,348.33
Securities and Exchange Commission 3 $120,361.67
Consumer Product Safety Commission 2 $90,801.50
Office of Inspector General (Department of Health and Human Services) 2 $130,954.00
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 2 $99,620.50
Office of Inspector General (Federal Housing Finance Agency) 2 $107,668.00
Bureau of Reclamation 2 $66,916.50
Federal Maritime Commission 2 $94,748.00
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 1 $63,722.00
Office of Personnel Management 1 $63,822.00
National Transportation Safety Board 1 $118,069.00
Offices, Boards and Divisions 1 $76,378.00
U.S. Marshals Service 1 $86,564.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Justice) 1 $100,387.00
Export-Import Bank of the United States 1 $107,325.00
Office of Inspector General (Department of Education) 1 $103,507.00
U.S. Coast Guard 1 $108,987.00
Transportation Security Administration 1 $112,434.00

Investigative Analyst Pay Distribution

The average pay for an Investigative Analyst is $76,377.43.

Common Investigative Analyst Payscales

Payscale Number of Investigative Analysis Employees
GS - General Schedule 803
IR - Irs Broadband Class And Pay System Pos 15
EL - Non-executive Positions At Fhfa 2
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 2
SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec 1
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 1
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 1

Starting Paygrade: $25,871.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-4, Step 1
Maximum Paygrade: $136,659.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-15, Step 10
Category: Administrative and Management

Other Jobs at the GS-4 Paygrade

GS-4 is the starting paygrade for Investigative Analysis jobs. Here are some other Federal Government jobs that can be held by employees at the GS-4 paygrade.

Occupation Occupation Category Starting Paygrade Maximum Paygrade
Exhibits SpecialistAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
Archives TechnicianAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15
Information ReceptionistClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
GuideTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9
Technical Writing and EditingAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15

Average Investigative Analysis Pay Trend from 2009 to 2016

In 2009, the average pay for an Investigative Analyst was $51,953. Since then, the average pay has increased to $76,377 in 2016.

Data Sources

The information provided on these pages is sourced from the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Enterprise Human Resources Integration (EHRI) dataset. Postal Service data is managed exclusively by the USPS . All information is displayed unmodified and as provided by the source agency.

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The series code of this occupation is 1805.

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